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2008

Adaptation to the effects of drought and climate change in Agro-ecological Zone 1 and 2 in Zambia

Zambie


Pays : Zambia

Approuvé le : September 05, 2008

Organisme de financement : Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF) PNUD

Finalité et objectifs

To develop adaptive capacity of subsistence farmers and rural communities to withstand climate change in Agro-ecological Regions I and II in Zambia.

Expected Outputs

Seasonal weather forecasts developed and applied to decision-making by farmers, agricultural sector planners and water managers.
Trained farmers, agricultural sector planners and water managers.
Collaborative partnerships between Met service and end users established.
Revised disaster risk reduction policy reflecting long-term adaptation priorities.
Economic impact assessment of the adaptation value of using climate risk information to adapt agricultural planning.
Technologies to capture and store rainfall tested and evaluated for financial sustainability and the ability to mitigate climate uncertainties
Land management techniques designed to protect agricultural yields against climate uncertainties piloted and evaluated, e.g. a) protecting soils b) conserving water and c) planting resilient
National policy dialogues conducted to discuss project findings.
Agricultural policies, and investment planning adjusted to take into account climate change ;
Identification of further policy work needed to adjust national policies in the light of project findings.
Zambian experience disseminated in networks related to water, agriculture and climate change, and in ALM.

Informations financières

GEF Grant : 3,550,000 US$
Cofinancing Total : 7,000,000 US$
Project Cost : 10,550,000 US$

Lien vers le site GEF (Global Environment Facility)

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